Is the Wentworth byelection acting as a cover for yet another initiative on the Christian right's agenda?
Good morning, early birds! Prime Minister Scott Morrison is considering the controversial move of following Donald Trump in formally acknowledging Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and Liberal backbenchers call for children to be evacuated from Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Police have dismissed speculation that the perpetrator of yesterday's Flinders Street attack in Melbourne had any links to terrorist organisations. Plus, the UN has formally rebuked Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers, bringing you the final edition of Crikey Worm for 2017. But don't worry, he'll be back to deliver your morning dose of news and current affairs in January.
If Trump's recognition of Jerusalem is the first step in his 'ultimate deal' for Israel-Palestine, then he better hope the next step reverses it.
Is Donald Trump really going to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth reports.
Hebron is an experience like no other -- the most striking and terrible manifestation of Israel's occupation that one is likely to encounter -- but the halting journey is ultimately worth it.
For all the popular phantasm that Jerusalem adheres to, the image of an ancient ethnic melting pot is not one of them. It is a city still strangled by the barbed wire which separates it.
The archaeological dig for the City of David in Jerusalem thrills the busloads of elderly Jewish American tourists. But the dig puts Palestinian homes at risk and adds more fuel to the Israel vs. Palestine fire.
Hareetz has got its hands on a document drafted by the European Union calling for the division of Jerusalem between Israel and a future Palestinian state, indicating it would support a unilateral Palestinian declaration of statehood.